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Factory trawler runs aground near Unalaska airport runway

Hope McKenney
The Enterprise is a 124-foot factory trawler that ran aground Saturday evening.

The Enterprise, a factory trawler, ran aground in Unalaska Saturday evening.

The 124-foot fishing vessel ran up against the shore at the end of the runway at Tom Madsen Airport at approximately 8 p.m.

Ports Director Peggy McLaughlin said the matter had been passed to the Coast Guard.

Representatives from the coast guard could not be reached for comment on Saturday night.

Theo Greenly reports from the Aleutians as a Report for America corps member. He got his start in public radio at KCRW in Santa Monica, California, and has produced radio stories and podcasts for stations around the country.
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